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Fortress Festival has announced their lineup for their inaugural year that will run from April 29th to April 30th. This year’s lineup includes Run the Jewel, who will be performing at the Capital Hill Block Party, Slowdive, who will be going on a North American spring tour starting May 2nd, and Flying Lotus, who will be performing at the Field Day Festival.
The two day festival will be annual and will be held in Fort Worth, Texas. According to the festival’s website, there will be two outdoor stages that will hold all of the artists that will performing. Along with the performances, there will be different venues open that will enhance one’s cultural experience. The lineup is listed below.
According to Billboard, the festival’s founder Alec Jhangiani and Ramtin Nikzad commented “This lineup offers a rich diversity of styles and genres; each act has played a definitive role in shaping or reflecting contemporary popular culture. Pairing these performances with the world-class art and architecture of the Modern Art Museum, the heritage of Will Rogers Memorial Center and other offerings within Fort Worth’s renowned Cultural District will make Fortress an unforgettable experience.”
The festival recommends three hotels near the event, The Worthington Renaissance Hotel, Courtyard Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone, Fairfield Inn & Suites. There will be maps and transportation information posted soon.
Tickets will be available on the festival’s website.
Fortress Festival 2017
Run The Jewels
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Peter Hook & The Light
Quaker City Night Hawks
Golden Dawn Arkestra
Blue, The Misfits.
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